amplexus

Definitions:

  • The copulatory embrace of frogs and toads, during which the male fertilizes the eggs that are released by the female.
  • A genus of Paleozoic tetracorals of the family <em>Zaphrentidæ</em>, having simple subcylindrical coralla with shallow calice, well-marked septal fossula, and septa not reaching to the center.
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